Primary osteoma cutis — multiple café-au-lait spots and woolly hair anomaly
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An 11-year-old girl with typical features of primary osteoma cutis is reported. She demonstrated multiple areas of subcutaneous, asymptomatic, slow-growing nodules, mostly localized at the extremities. Radiographic evidence of soft tissue calcification and histologic confirmation of ectopic bone formation was obtained. She also showed café-au-lait spots, woolly hair and intrauterine growth deficiency.
KeywordsPublic Health Nodule Soft Tissue Bone Formation Typical Feature
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